James Shigeta

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American actor and musician
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James Shigeta Dead at 81: Character Actor and Singer Had Memorable Roles in Die Hard and Flower Drum Song

6 years ago (July 29, 2014, 4pm)
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Rated by 50+ man-crushers
  • 5 star rating An international idol. He does EVERYTHING so well. He smolders. --
  • 4 star rating James Shigeta,Michael York,Peter finch and I ..lost horizon! view --
  • 5 star rating Selfie has (yay!) the 1st Asian Amer leading man since James Shigeta (John Cho) & (ugh) the 999th woman to be mansplained to (Karen Gillan). --
  • 2 star rating Just found out James Shigeta passed away in July. I guess I know what film I'm playing in the spring. --
  • 4 star rating Don't forget the late great James Shigeta. And those tartan trousers --
  • 2 star rating BRIDGE TO THE SUN (1961) Carroll Baker, James Shigeta, James Yagi. Dir: Etienne Périer 6:00 PM ET --
  • 5 star rating James Shigeta in MULAN --
  • 5 star rating Aww RIP James Shigeta --
  • 3 star rating Did James Shigeta's character die in everything he was in? Like a Japanese Sean Bean. --
  • 5 star rating AND JAMES SHIGETA WHY --
  • 4 star rating James Shigeta's hair in Flower Drum Song makes me want to cry --
  • 4 star rating James Shigeta's hair in Flower Drum Song makes me want to cry --
  • 5 star rating James Shigeta Led The Way For Asian-American Lovers On Screen --
  • 1 star rating 30 minutes into THE CRIMSON KIMONO and already bummed that James Shigeta wasn't allowed to play the hardboiled lead more often. --
  • 3 star rating With an update that James Shigeta died earlier this year, summer 2014 (2/2) --
  • 4 star rating More Samuel Fuller for - it's James Shigeta in THE CRIMSON KIMONO! --
  • 2 star rating James Shigeta's white hair in MIDWAY looks way phonier than his black hair in DIE HARD 12 years later. --
  • 5 star rating Aw, James Shigeta --
  • 4 star rating RIP James Shigeta, passed away last year. Brilliant actor. --
  • 2 star rating Also just occurred to me that this is the first Christmas Eve since James Shigeta (Mr. Takagi) passed away. --
  • 5 star rating JAMES SHIGETA --
  • 2 star rating I thought the bf was being facetious about james shigeta having passed away, but I was wrong. Oh. :( --
  • 5 star rating Actor James Shigeta, known for his film roles as Wang Ta in FLOWER DRUM SONG and Joseph Takagi in DIE HARD, died July 28 aged 85. --
  • 3 star rating Watching Paradise Hawaiian Style with Elvis and James Shigeta, Die Hard's 'Mr Takagi' --
  • 5 star rating Incredibly disheartening that we haven't seen an Asian American romantic lead since James Shigeta in 1961's Bridge to the Sun. 1961!!!!!! --
  • 4 star rating Oh god. I feel the James Shigeta portion of my evening coming on... --
  • 4 star rating 1933 6 17 James Shigeta --
  • 5 star rating Thanks SAG for reminding me he is gone --
  • 5 star rating I'm sitting in a bar full of filmmakers who have no idea who Luise Rainer, James Shigeta, or Louis Jourdan are, so: future of Hollywood --
  • 3 star rating In Memoriam made me so sad! Elizabeth Peña, Misty Upham, James Shigeta, aghhh. --
  • 3 star rating So nice Academy paid tribute to late James Shigeta Virna Lisi Anita Ekberg Martha Hyer --
  • 5 star rating James Shigeta who played Takagi also played Vice Admiral Nagumo, one of the architects of the attack on Pearl Harbor in The Battle of Midway --
  • 5 star rating James Shigeta was a guy with a lot of presence. Smooth and smart. I've always loved his work. He will be greatly missed. --
  • 5 star rating James Garner, Lauren Bacall, Maya Angelou, Robin Williams, Mickey Rooney, Eli Wallach, James Shigeta, Bob Hoskins.U r sorely missed --
  • 3 star rating body count at 3. Is it me or does James Shigeta who plays Takagi sound like Sean Connery? --
  • 1 star rating Here, they're not really married until they seal it with a kiss. -James Shigeta as Wang Ta in Flower Drum Song --
  • 3 star rating notables born today, but no longer with us: Ralph Bellamy, Jerry Fielding, James Shigeta. --
  • 3 star rating Wed, 17 Jun 2015, let us all send James Shigeta the best Happy Birthday wishes today ( (82) --
  • 2 star rating BRIDGE TO THE SUN (1961) Carroll Baker, James Shigeta, James Yagi. Dir: Etienne Périer 3:00 PM PT --
  • 1 star rating This episode also guest stars Adrienne Barbeau, James Shigeta, Michael Beck, and in his B5 debut, Jeff Conaway. --
  • 3 star rating TODAY'S DEATHS | In 2014, James Shigeta died on this date in Beverly Hills, California, USA. --
  • 4 star rating 1933 6 17 James Shigeta --
  • 2 star rating Since Mulan is almost a Flower Drum Song reunion. At least they both have james Shigeta and James Hong. --
  • 5 star rating Yeah, all of pop-culture savvy Asian America seems to be pissed over a show tonight. Like there's more grief than when James Shigeta died. --
  • 5 star rating He is the asian american Sidney Poitier. --
  • 4 star rating We've lost Hans and we've lost Takagi. James Shigeta died last year. --
  • 3 star rating Already had that tinge on the previous few viewings with James Shigeta... --
  • 5 star rating I love James Shigeta --
  • 5 star rating IMDb. June 17th. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Erin Murphy, Bobby Farrelly, William Lucking, Ralph Bellamy, James Shigeta, Kelly Curtis, Lucia Fulci. --
  • 5 star rating Found out today that Tetsuro Tanba was originally cast in the James Shigeta role in THE YAKUZA, but didn't get along with Sydney Pollack. --

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